- Grade 5 Social Studies
- Grade 5 Science Fair
- Christian Studies 7
- Christian Studies 8
- Christian Studies General Resources
- English 7
- Reference Resources
Grade 5 Social Studies
CountryReports provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
Grade 5 Science Fair
Scholastic Study Jams: Science
E-Books by Ebsco: find full-text e-books on many science fair topics. (e.g. search: light experiments or water experiments). No login needed on campus.
Science Online: Science experiments, definitions, videos, animations, diagrams, and articles from books. King County Library System card and PIN required.
SIRS Discoverer: Grades K-9 level full-text books and articles on various science topics. Many experiment ideas!
World Book Online: Articles, images, videos, definitions, and multimedia content from World Book.
Christian Studies 7
Judaism 101: Contains a wealth of information on Jewish ideas, people, places, food, history and more. Created by Tracy R. Rich, "a traditional, observant Jew who has put in a lot of research."
Jewish Virtual Reference Library: created by the The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization to strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship
Christian Studies 8
- Bible Gateway: dozens of Bible translations and commentaries
- Bible Hub: 22 different Bible translations plus parallel commentaries, Bible encyclopedias and dictionaries, maps, interlinear Bibles, and much more
- Biblia.com: choose from dozens of Bible translations and compare two side-by-side.
Bible/Theology Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
- Bible Dictionary: multi-source Bible Dictionary
- Bible Encyclopedia: search over 30,000 entries
- Online Commentaries: dozens to choose from
- Bible Atlas: Bible maps and links to Google maps
Christian Studies General Resources
Citing a Bible:
Title. City: Publisher, year. Print.
E.g. The ESV Study Bible: English Standard Version. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles, 2008. Print.
Biblia.com: dozens of Bibles and Bible Study tools
BibleGateway.com: dozens of Bibles and and commentaries
Bible Encyclopedia: search over 30,000 entries
Bible Hub: multiple Bible versions, parallel commentaries, Bible encyclopedias and dictionaries, maps, interlinear Bibles, Lexicon with Greek and Hebrew, and much more
Catholic Encyclopedia: an online encyclopedia which "proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine"
Christian Classics Ethereal Library: "Bringing Christian classic books to life" this online library gives full-text access to thousands of reference books and classics of Christian thought.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: free audio version of the late 14th Century romance (translated by William Allan Neilson, 1869-1946)
Song of Roland Essay
EasyBib: your MLA7 citing tool
eLibrary: database to find information from books, magazines and websites
SIRS Discoverer (for grades 1-9): general reference sources, magazines, newspapers, government documents, and 9,000+ educational weblinks
SweetSearch: search engine for students with every website evaluated by research experts
The Song of Roland audio: free audio version of the epic French poem (translated into English by Charles Kenneth Moncreiff)
The Song of Roland ebook: online ebook of the above audio version
Digital Public Library of America: "providing open and coherent access to our society’s digitized cultural heritage"
IPL2: information you can trust
Library of Congress: Country Studies
U.S. Dep't of State: Countries Background Notes
U.S. Government Publishing Office: browse U.S. government publications
WA State HistoryLink: the free online encyclopedia of Washington State history
World Book Online: engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource
World History Interactive Atlas and Timeline: jump through the centuries back to 3000 B.C. to see how borders and place names have changed.
What about Wikipedia? Watch this video for wise advice on how Wikipedia can be used.